OVER the past two centuries, Jerónimo Martins has sought to strike a balance between economic prosperity, social development and environmental conservation. Food distribution is the company’s main focus, with 80 percent of products coming from local suppliers. Jerónimo Martins has some 123,460 employees and 4,900 stores spread across Portugal, Poland and Colombia. It makes bold commitments and continuous progress across the pillars of healthy food, environmental protection, responsible sourcing, community support and benchmark employer. The BV judging panel presents repeat winner Jerónimo Martins with the 2022 award for Best Corporate Responsibility (Portugal).